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The Marquis de la Fayette has delivered to me the letters of your Excellency and I am extreemely flattered by this mark of your attention and of your remembrance. I have executed your commissions near his Majesty and the Royal family, and the King is concerned that your domestic affairs deprive him of the satisfaction to see a man, whose talents and virtues have procured the hapiness of his...
I flatter myself that the distance in which I live now from you has not lessened the esteem and Confidence with which you have been constantly pleased to honor me. I should think myself very fortunate if the future incidents of my Life could afford me an opportunity to receive new proofs of your Kindness and of your Friendship. The first moments I passed with my Countrymen were employed in...
I had flattered myself that my Stay in Annapolis would procure me an opportunity of waiting upon Your Excellency, but the roads are so bad and the Snow so deep that I am obliged to renounce to this happiness untill my return to this place, which, I hope, will be towards the middle of next month. I hope then to take hold of the favorable moment, which I have lost in this Season, and to enjoy...
Je prends la liberté de vous demander vos bontés pour Le Cte Wengiersky, Gentilhomme Polonois, qui voyage uniquement pour son instruction. Le respect universel de ses Concitoyens pour votre Excellence et plus encore le desir de connoitre l’homme qui a réuni par ses grandes qualités le suffrage de tous les Pays et de toutes les Nations, l’engageront à rester quelques jours à Princeton. j’ose...
Mr Houdon Delivered me the Letter, That Your Excy Honoured me with of the 5th Novr And I have learnd with very great Satisfaction, that you have Enjoyed very good Health, & that you Promise to your Aquaintances a long Life, that has been Glorious, & Usefull to Your Country. I return Your Excy my Most Sincere thanks for the Accurate Account, you have given me of the Affairs of the United...
Mr de Chateaufort, Consul of France for the State of So. Carolina, intends, on his Journey from Newyorck to Charlestown, to wait upon Your Excellency and to present You this letter. Permit me to recommend him to your attention. He is quite a stranger in America, but he belongs to a nation for whom You have always shewn the greatest partiality, and his personal merit will, I doubt not, render...
J’ai reçu la lettre que Votre Excellence m’a fait l’honneur de m’ecrire le 6. de ce mois au sujet de Mr de Villefranche et de Rochefontaine. Le témoignage que vous voulés bien rendre à ces deux officiers servrit du plus grand poids dans l’esprit de personnes qui peuvent contribuer à leur avancement et c’est avec bien de plaisir, Monsieur, que je recois en mon particulier les differentes...
Monsieur le Cte du Moutier will have the honor to transmit this to your Excellency; he is desireous (as every good Frenchman is) to be acquainted with a man whose virtue & great talents have secured the independence of his Country, & established the happiness of a great part of the Universe. He is destined to fill my place as minister Plenipotentiary from his Majesty to the United States; he...
I have received by the Marquis de la Lafayette, on his arrival in France, the letters your Excellency has honoured me with. I can not express how much I am sensible of these marks of your Kindness and Friendship; I am likewise extreemely flattered by the interest you take in my future employments. Permit me to assure you that wherever the King may send me, he can not entrust me a commission as...
I cannot quit the Continent, without renewing my assurances of the esteem towards you, with wc. I am inspired—From the five years residence I have made in America, and the share I have had in business; I have had a better opportunity than most, of admiring your Military talents, and those great qualities wc. have secured for ever, the Independance, and liberty of your Country—I share in...